Medical Definition of Limbus corneae

1. An annular transitional zone, approximately 1 mm wide, between the cornea and the bulbar conjunctiva and sclera. It is highly vascular and is involved in the metabolism of the cornea. It is ophthalmologically significant in that it appears on the outer surface of the eyeball as a slight furrow, marking the line between the clear cornea and the sclera. (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Limbus Corneae

limbiest
limbing
limbless
limblessly
limblessness
limbmeal
limbo
limbolike
limbos
limbous
limbs
limbs of bony semicircular canals
limbus
limbus acetabuli
limbus alveolaris
limbus corneae (current term)
limbus fossae ovalis
limbus laminae spiralis osseae
limbus membranae tympani
limbus of bony spiral lamina
limbus of cornea
limbus of tympanic membrane
limbus palpebrales anteriores
limbus penicillatus
limbus striatus
limbuses
limby
lime-green
lime-twig

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